India beat Sri Lanka in a thriller in Colombo and sealed the three-match One-Day International sequence with a recreation to spare on Tuesday. After a nail-biting end, Team India head coach Rahul Dravid gave his workforce a stirring speech contained in the dressing room. In a video posted on twitter by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Dravid will be seen addressing the entire squad after the second ODI and the previous India captain lavished reward on his “champion team”. “From raw emotions to Rahul Dravid’s stirring dressing room speech 28anand & @ameyatilak go behind the scenes to get you reactions from #TeamIndia’s thrilling win over Sri Lanka in Colombo,” the video was captioned.
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“They responded but we responded back. Like a champion team, with our backs to the wall, we found a way to win. Very well done to all you, fantastic win,” Dravid mentioned.
In the snippet posted by the BCCI, members of the Indian ODI squad additionally expressed their views on the competition.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who took three wickets and placed on 84 runs for the eighth wicket with Deepak Chahar, mentioned that from the place the workforce was (193 for seven) this win is particular.
Suryakumar Yadav, who scored his maiden ODI half-century on Tuesday, mentioned that is the most effective recreation he has been part of.
In the match, Sri Lanka, after successful the toss and opting to bat, placed on a aggressive whole of 275/9 from their allotted 50 overs.
Avishka Fernando and Charith Asalanka scored half-centuries whereas for India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets apiece.
Chasing 276 for the win, India misplaced 5 wickets for simply 116 runs. Deepak Chahar bailed the guests out along with his maiden half-century within the 50-over format.
India chased down the whole with three wickets in hand and 5 balls to spare.
With the win, India took an unassailable lead of 2-0 within the three-match sequence.